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On Tue, 13 Jan 2004 13:31:06 +0100
"FIVAZ Fabien" <Fabien.Fivaz@...> wrote:
> As my TGA2 card only worked in 8 bits mode, I switched to a Matrox
> Mystique PCI (the only PCI card I could find). X works just fine. But
> now I have another problem. I cannot switch back to text mode from X.
> I gives me some strange scan range (192 Khz / 230 Hz), and my screen
> stays black (well, greyish). Did someone have some similar problems ?
> Best wishes, Fabien
I have a similar problem with a Matrox Millenium II card (mga driver).
I'm in the middle of switching from RH7.1 to Gentoo. On RH, everything
works fine but on Gentoo when I exit X all my monitor lights flash and
it doesn't return to text mode. Luckily I can either ctrl-alt-del or
ssh in to reboot.
I've posted on different forums (XFree, Gentoo) and haven't found any
help or answers. Which alpha packages are you using? I was trying
unstable (~alpha). Do you also get "unsupported relocation type" entries
in your X logs? What X driver is the Mystique using?
If you find a fix please share it with me.
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